The Dr. Werner Jackstädt scholarship: HSG Entrepreneurial Talents

Through the support of the Dr. Werner Jackstädt Foundation, we offer scholarships to young entrepreneurs. The Dr. Werner Jackstädt scholarships for young entrepreneurs include a financial and an intangible component for a period of four months:

process of talents program

  • Funding for individuals in the early seed stage, 2.000 CHF
  • 24/7 access to Startup offices
  • Coaching trough employees of the HSG Startup Lab and external experts
  • Support in business model development
  • Access to the Startup@HSG Network
  • Contact to investors and funding programs
  • Membership in the HSG Entrepreneurial Talents Pool
  • Support for integration into the regional and national startup scene


  • The founding team consists of at least one student, or researcher/PhD student of the University of St.Gallen.
  • It is a technology and / or knowledge-intensive startup idea.
  • The founding idea is not inconsistent with applicable law or moral and ethical values

Selection Criteria

  • Business idea
  • Market potential
  • Entrepreneurial personality and motivation of the applicant
  • Progress of the venture and commitment of the founders

How to apply

  • Hand in this TWO(!)-Pager and a Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the scholarship eligible person (HSG student or PhD)
  • There is a limited number of scholarships available.
  • Based on your Two-Pager & your CV, you will be selected for the HSG Entrepreneurial Talents Program.


  • Application deadline spring term 2018: Sunday, 11th of March 2018, 23:59 hrs
  • Announcement of the participants: Monday, 12th of March 2018
  • Kick-Off Event: Tuesday, 13th of March 2018, 14:00 to 15:30 hrs, Location: MakerSpace
  • For more information contact Dominic Knape.
Send the Two-Pager and your CV with the subject “ETP – Project-Name” to Dominic Knape.

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